Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul (SEL)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Seoul are usually found in April or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul (SEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SEL flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Seoul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seoul.
LAX - SEL
Price
$485 - $1,213
SEL
Temperature
35.6 - 84.2 °F
SEL
Rainfall
0.8 - 16.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

$632

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$485

From Los Angeles to Seoul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Seoul?

Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Seoul.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Seoul?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 39% on flights from Los Angeles to Seoul compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,193. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,211.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Seoul?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Seoul from Los Angeles. Prices for April average $1,098 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $549. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Seoul (LAX - SEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Los Angeles to Seoul at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 48% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Seoul in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to SEL flights for May, June
18 Jun - 18 Jul
$892pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Jun - 7 Jul
$909pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 May - 14 Jun
$912pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Seoul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from Los Angeles found for this year
25 Oct - 31 Oct
$742pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Oct - 13 Nov
$782pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Oct - 14 Nov
$805pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Seoul from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Seoul direct flight deals
12 Oct - 11 Nov
$973pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Oct - 21 Nov
$978pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Oct - 20 Nov
$1,006pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Seoul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seoul from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
23 May - 15 Jun
$989pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 20 Oct
$998pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 May - 6 Jul
$1,017pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Seoul from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Seoul
2:40 am - 12:05 pm
Air Canada
1 Stop
17h 25m
LAX - ICN
Air Canada
$589
Air Canada
6:20 pm - 1:20 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
39h 00m
LAX - ICN
Philippine Airlines
$593
Kiwi.com
2:05 pm - 12:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
54h 30m
LAX - ICN
Multiple Airlines
$611
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Seoul

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Seoul due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Los Angeles and Seoul for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Seoul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Seoul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are China Eastern, Air China, and Asiana Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Seoul?

Seoul All airports is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Seoul from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to All airports (SEL) should be relatively easy as there are 13 daily flights to Seoul from 21 different airlines. 12h 55m is how long a flight from Los Angeles to Seoul All airports will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Seoul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Seoul for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $742, but on average you can expect to pay $837.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Seoul for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Seoul under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Seoul is less than $1,055.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Seoul for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Seoul within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to Seoul flight path was viewed by 836 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Seoul?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Seoul are colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Seoul?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to Seoul in 15h 50m. Fly via Japan Airlines, Air Canada, or Cathay Pacific to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Seoul round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Seoul round-trip from $742. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Cathay Pacific, from $845, and Turkish Airlines, from $863.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Seoul one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Philippine Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $511. Check flights for Air Canada, as they currently have the next best price.

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Destination information for Seoul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Seoul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 1,126원
Average temperature for May in Seoul
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Seoul
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Seoul

Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP)

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Seoul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Seoul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
$499 $730 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Aeromexico
$629 $742 No cancel fee N/A
Sichuan Airlines
$610 $797 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sichuan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

EVA Air
$711 $924 No cancel fee 74%
Cathay Pacific
$752 $938 No cancel fee 72%
China Airlines
$697 $998 No cancel fee 70%
Hawaiian Airlines
$787 $1,094 No cancel fee 85%
Air Canada
$798 $1,191 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$646 $1,489 No cancel fee N/A
Japan Airlines
$954 $1,515 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Seoul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Seoul.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 66% of LAX to SEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of LAX to SEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of LAX to SEL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of LAX to SEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Seoul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Seoul.
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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